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My Uncle Tudor

My Uncle Tudor

Nanu Tudor Belgium, Portugal, Hungary, Moldova, 2020, 20′ The director returns to the places of his childhood, where, beneath the illusion of normal family life, emerges an insurmountable trauma: abuse suffered at the hands of an uncle. Defying the silence , the director decides to confront the relative in question and make him face up […]

Half a Light-Year

Half a Light-Year

Meio Ano-Luz Portugal, Brazil, 2021, 19 ‘ At the intersection of a crowded Lisbon street, a boy sketches silhouettes of passers-by on his notebook. Meanwhile, a chatting couple evokes the story of a missing wallet found months previously. A delicate convergence of looks that illicit and define fleeting moments of urban life. Buy tickets

Brave

Brave

Francia, 2021, 25’ When Mambo dies, it rests with her children to celebrate the deity to which she was devoted. Cebe decides to return to Haiti from France in the hope of putting an end to the misfortunes that affected the family and organise the death of her mother, a voodoo priestess. Buy tickets

The Police Estate

The Police Estate

La Cite De L’ordre France, 2021, 51’ Officers arrest a man within the confines of his cardboard walled habitation. Like an immense film set, a French police training center is where students prepare to apply the law: The simulation of a future society. Buy tickets

Sopro

Sopro

Portugal, 2021, 43’ The life of a Dutch couple who ran a farm in central Portugal before the devastating fires that hit the area in the summer of 2017. What remains is a continuous emergency, a resistance in everyday life that does not forget the trauma of destruction. Buy tickets

Rondò Final

Rondò Final

Italy, 2021, 51’ The martyr saint, Saint’Efisio, a warrior and an icon that moves the people. A rite which repeats outside of time and that brings with it the masks of dominations past and present of an island: Sardinia. A dizzying space-time journey through archival footage. Buy tickets

Metok

Metok

Italy, Argentina, Tibet, 2021, 61’ Metok is a young Tibetan nun studying medicine in India. When her mother asks her to return home to help a pregnant woman give birth, the journey becomes all encompassing, one in which the mountains, the waterways and the wind will all leave traces deep within her being. Buy tickets

First Time [The Time For All But Sunset – Violet]

First Time [The Time For All But Sunset – Violet]

Germany, 2021, 50’ On the subway in Hamburg two men find themselves seated in front of each other. Beyond the window of one of the wagons rolls the changing cityscape splitting between the darkness of the tunnels and the light of an urban dawn. A love story conceived in an iridescent and fleeting moment. Buy […]

Alps

Alps

Alpes Belgium, Palestine, 2021, 60 ‘ In the heart of the alps, a group of men and women help migrants risking their lives as they cross the Franco-Italian border as they face cold nights and police controls. A visually powerful and stark contrast between the power of solidarity and disobedience. Buy tickets

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